Peggy Nehmen, and her husband and partner, Gary Kodner, own Nehmen-Kodner, a St. Louis-based design studio. Nehmen-Kodner is dedicated to quality graphic design, attention to detail, and personalized service. We pride ourselves on great customer service and we’d like to partner with you to enhance your company brand.

Personal Service, Innovative Design, Quality Results

From concept to completion, N-K offers versatility and quick response regardless of time constraints. We work with start-ups, growing businesses, large corporations, small companies, and organizations to meet their objectives. Our expertise is graphic design, logo design, branding, print media, pre-press, and printing. Every project assigned to N-K is given a sense of urgency and receives careful attention.

Member: St. Louis Publishers Association (SLPA)
Member: Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA)

Quality results from:
  • Experience
  • Confidence and creativity
  • Providing options
  • Listening to clients
  • Attention to detail
  • Delivering on time and on budget



Art director and general manager

Gary Kodner is a graphic design specialist, who together with his wife Peggy Nehmen, operate their own creative services business–Nehmen-Kodner. For 34 years Peggy and Gary have collaborated in business and in life, providing creative services in the areas of Sports Marketing, Corporate Identity, Sales Promotion, Print collateral, Signage, Displays, Packaging, and Book Design.
Gary Kodner designed Redbird Relics, Treasures of the St. Louis Cardinals Museum, a book for the St. Louis Cardinals. That book received a prestigious award from the International Sports Heritage Association, and was also selected as the “Best in Show.”
Gary collaborated with his son, Oliver Kodner, to research, write, design and illustrate St. Louis Cardinals Uniforms and Logos, An Illustrated History.


Art director and president

Peggy Nehmen combines her love of graphic design, typography, and publishing with thirty years of experience in a highly competitive field. She provides branding and marketing for self-published authors and organizations of all sizes across industry lines. Her ability to visually interpret and convey her clients’ messages has made her a sought-after book designer and marketing professional.

Logo Design

Logo design is the single most important investment a company can make. Nehmen-Kodner creates dynamic logos, icons, and branding that define your identity, your business, and your ideas. We design logos to make a lasting impression, provide strong branding as well as graphic standards and identity systems. We work with start-ups, growing businesses, large corporations, small companies, and organizations who seek logos, icons and branding.

Book Design

The importance of professional book design

People generally do judge a book by its cover! Your book cover is your best marketing tool and is essential to your book’s success. Covers should be engaging and target your niche audience. A strong cover design is the entry point that invites a reader to step inside. Once inside, the page layout, typography and images all work in support of your story. Click thumbnail to reveal full image.

Magazines & Newsletters

What makes visually interesting magazines and newsletters? Well-written content, photos, and layouts! We design original and fresh solutions with eye-catching and effective visuals. Talk to us and let N-K Creative design your multi-page publication from concept to completion.


A picture is worth a thousand words. That’s what make infographics so powerful; they combine visual images with copy to tell a story. Infographics have become increasing popular for content marketing; they can be used in brochures, annual reports, courtroom graphics, and social media. Infographics simplify complicated subjects and make boring ones more interesting. To be effective, they should be visually appealing to your target audience, as well as worthy of linking and sharing with others.

Make us your partner for all your creative design needs